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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — With his character Matthew Buchanan in a coma after suffering a severe brain injury, many “” fans have been left wondering if was leaving the show. Fortunately they can breathe a little easier now after hearing from the actor himself.

According to Soap Opera Digest, Alderson told fans at a benefit for the benefit on October 4 that “[Matthew] misses Llanview, he misses being awake and being able to talk,” and that he returns to the studio this week to tape more scenes.

This comes as good news to the father-to-be Matthew, whose girlfriend Destiny () is pregnant with his baby. Look for his scenes to air sometime in November.  Alderson joined “OLTL” in 2001.  His older sister , has played Starr Manning on the show since 1998.

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  • My2Cents2

    Scenes?? Or a storyline??

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Christine-Robinson/1235965037 Christine Robinson

    I am so happy to hear that Matthew is going to be coming back to Lanview. We’ve missed him so and it would be nice to see how he would knowing that him and Destiny are going to have a baby together.

  • My2Cents2

    Can you imagine as a guy waking up to find out a ‘one night stand’ turned into a pregnancy?? YIKES!!!